Recently on Japanese television, a 43 year-old systems engineer talked about his love of Dragon Quest and how it came between him and his family.
Square Enix announced that Nintendo Wii service for Dragon Quest X will be ending, but will offer a way for players to easily, ahem, switch to the Switch version. Square Enix said the decision was due to the Wii’s ceased production and that version’s unique particularities.
Dragon Quest X is finally getting a Nintendo 3DS release. Previously released on Wii, Wii U, Windows and smartphones, the 3DS version will use WiFi and cost 3,800 yen ($37). Out September 4 in Japan, it requires an additional subscription fee like the other versions. No word yet about a Western release for the 3DS.
A cloud version of Dragon Quest X is coming to Japanese smartphones and tablets. It will be released between December 2013 and February 2014. Subscription fees are TBA.
There's a catch. There's always a catch.
According to the latest issue of Famitsu, Dragon Quest X gets a Windows release in Japan on September 26.
Dragon Quest X was conspicuously absent from E3 and its Wii U version may not make it to the west. A PC version might stand a better chance, though, and Siliconera reports Japan is getting Dragon Quest X on PC at the end of September.
Dragon Quest X is an online game. And for the past year, the game's real money trade (selling virtual items for real cash) has been a problem in Japan. And this might be why.
Now that we've had a weekend to recoup from the bright lights and pulsing music of the world's most elaborate video game marketing circus, it's time to take a quiet moment to reflect on the games we didn't get to play at E3 2013. Jade, Samus, Drake — where were you guys?
It's not everyday you see senior citizens talking role-playing games. It's not everyday you see them thrashing one of them on Japanese television. In primetime.
Between Dec. 1 and Feb 28, Japanese rental store Tsutaya is renting copies of Dragon Quest X free of charge.
Square Enix is aiming for next February to beta test the Wii U version of Dragon Quest X.
At Tokyo Game Show 2012, Square Enix held an event with special guests, Yuuji Horii, the creator of the Dragon Quest series, and producer Yousuke Saitou to showcase the Wii U version of Dragon Quest X.
While the Wii version is already out, the Wii U version of Dragon Quest X, well, ain't. Here's a scan of the upcoming game.
Dragon Quest X is an online MMORPG. That might've made some fans pleased, but one in particular—legendary actress Keiko Awaji—is not happy.
Kids? They don't have money. So thirteen bucks might not be much to working adults, but it is when you are a child—a MMORPG playing child, that is.
To promote online role-playing game Dragon Quest X, Square Enix and Nissan joined forces for this: a Dragon Quest branded Nissan Serena.